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How to access a long dormant Facebook account [duplicate]

I have not accessed my Facebook account in several years. Since then my laptop computer and cell phone number have changed. Thus I am unable to pass the security steps needed to prove that I am who ...
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Is my AliExpress "Member Profile" data public or private?

I'm an AliExpress user. Is my profile data (that appears in the URL: https://accounts.aliexpress.com/user/organization/manage_person_profile.htm after successful login) private or public? I'm confused ...
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Why isn't the Facebook 'switch profile' option visible on my account?

I have my personal FB profile (don't really use it) but I'm admin to 2 groups. When posting as admin in the groups, FB does not give me the option to switch profiles. I've troubleshooted all the ...
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When I try to make my profile visible on dice.com, I get error 86. What should I do? [closed]

When I try to make my profile visible in dice.com, it throws an error 86 (not much info other than the error number). I tried contacting customer support, no response. What should I do to make my ...
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Does Telegram support multiple profiles?

I have my Username, Profile Name, DP etc. of Telegram to be something familiar to my friends and family members. I don't want to use the same in online channels. Will I be able to have a different ...
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Adding email address to Linktree

I'm trying to set up a Linktree page... I've added some links to my social media profiles but would also like to have an 'email' link which would work in the same way as a mailto link in HTML. I can't ...
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How to change only Gmail profile picture [closed]

Does anyone know how I can change only my Gmail profile picture, not my Google profile picture. I know it was doable because my profile pics on my two Gmail accounts are different from each other AND ...
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How could I make a Facebook post more visible?

I need to share, on my personal profile, the fact that I am not reachable via telephone and since it is important for my peers I would like to make the post more visible. There used to be this option ...
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Old profile Gmail photo keeps appearing randomly

I have changed my Gmail and Google profile pics and when I go into each account they are changed however on my emails an old profile pic is coming up attached to my email account - I can't find it - ...
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How to view all my comment votes in Disqus?

There's a comment I want to find that I upvoted a long time ago on Disqus. I can't remember what it said exactly, so I'm having a rough time searching for it. The only thing I can think of to do is to ...
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Gitlab profile button?

It's relatively easy to add a GitHub button to a webpage as a way to link to one's profile. I'm trying to find an analogous button for my Gitlab account. Does such a button exist?
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How to hide own eBay username from eBay community profile?

How can I hide my eBay username from the public-facing portion of my eBay Community profile? When I'm logged out and go to the public-facing part of my Community profile, I see my eBay buyer/seller ...
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LinkedIn limiting number of views of public profile; requires joining/login for more views

My LinkedIn profile allows public viewing of my full profile. So even non-LinkedIn members should be able to see it, right? But that's not what's happening. I've tested on multiple computers, ...
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Gmail profile picture not on emails

My desired Google profile picture appears on my Gmail account and I've checked both the gear in top right corner and https://plus.google.com/s and it is in both places, but when I send an email and ...
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Converting Facebook profile to page, not all "likes" were transferred nor all "friends" converted to fans

A friend of mine asked me to convert his profile into a Facebook page. So I have initiated the migration process. And I have migrated the friends into Facebook page fans. He has around 4500+ friends ...
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Can’t change my name in Google Accounts

When I go to my main Google account to update my name (which I've never done since I set it up) it is not changeable. The comment below my last name says This setting can't be changed for your ...
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How do I stop profile photo shrinking when moving a picture from an album to my profile picture?

How do I stop profile photo shrinking when uploading a profile picture? I currently have many huge and clear profile pictures uploaded, but cannot upload new photos just as big and clear. I have ...
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Am I expected to receive Facebook SMS even after deleting my account long ago?

I deleted my account long back, but I am still getting(but not very frequently but twice a day) these SMS alerts. Is this behavior expected? What can I do to stop receiving these SMSs.
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Tumblr, How to see who uploaded a photo

Is there any way to see a Tumblr profile with just the photos/videos/notes uploaded by the user and not everything that was reblogged?
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Why does Gmail show two different pictures for my profile, one of which is not me?

Recently, a strange thing occurred in my account when viewing it on my laptop computer. I have my normal profile picture that appears in the upper right hand corner of what I see when viewing my mail ...
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How to get Facebook profile ID from saved image

I have a Facebook image on my PC that I saved a while ago and would like to find the author (person who posted it), link to profile or user ID. Is that possible? I tried the following but without ...
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After deleting my phone number from my Facebook profile, what will happen?

What will happen if I remove my phone number from my Facebook profile? Do I still continue to get my messages in Messenger?
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How does Facebook figure out my top friends

The friends in my chat window on Facebook are pretty much all people I interact with most on Facebook. There is one person however that I have removed from my newsfeed and though I used Facebook to ...
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Calling LinkedIn guided profile setup parts directly

I want to call a specific part of the profile guided setup from my web app, so that users can fill their profile at the correct part. I know this one works; http://www.linkedin.com/profile/guided?...
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Changing “Willing to Move/Relocate” setting in a LinkedIn profile

I remember setting the willing-to-relocate/move field when I first created my LinkedIn profile. I need to change it now, but I cannot find the setting anywhere. I have tried searching for will, move, ...
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How can I change the language in my LinkedIn profile?

My default language on the LinkedIn website is Italian and I have compiled my job profile in both Italian and English versions. How can I set the default profile to English for the visitors? ...
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Change Age on Facebook

When I try to change my birthday on Facebook, it won't let me. How can I change it so that my correct age is displayed?
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How to private and hide some modules in last.fm profile

I have a profile on last.fm I want to hide it completely from any search results. Maybe show it only to people to whom I give direct link. I don't want visitors to see the any modules there like ...
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How to change Twitter profile text color?

How can one change the text color for one's profile such as in the popup in Twitter? The text being displayed includes a few items like name and web site link.
CW Holeman II's user avatar
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Is there a known place for gathering all my public profiles in a single place in the Web? [closed]

I have many accounts with public profiles in different web-services. They are, for example, linkedin.com, coursera.org, bitbucket.org, projecteuler.org, dropbox.com and etc. Unfortunately, not all of ...
Piotr Semenov's user avatar
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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How to view a LinkedIn profile anonymously?

I saw this ad this morning: Is there really no way to avoid the awkwardness? This page describes a solution but the settings menu they are suggesting does not exist anymore.
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New GitHub organization isn't showing on my profile

My new organization (created yesterday) is visible in my account settings: but it isn't visible when viewing my profile: Any idea why it's not showing?
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Can you upload a saved profile to Google Plus?

Using Takeout, you can download your Google Plus profile information to a json file. Is it possible to use this file to upload the information to a new Google Plus account?
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Block all non-friends on facebook

Is there any way to block all non-friends on facebook? Well, I know of a profile which can't be viewed by any non-friends at all? Why is it behaving that way? Is it because it is about to deleted by ...
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How do you see which user uploaded an Imgur album?

I do know that it was uploaded by a registered user, because I've been to their profile before from their album, but I can't find the link anymore.
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Why are the people I've circled not showing up?

How come the number of people shown "in your circles" on my page are only half of what I actually have?
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View users' Tumblr/Instagram pages without logging in

A client asked me to add links to their Tumblr and Instagram accounts on their websites. Trouble is I have no idea how to find them and no idea what their URLs are (or even, in Instagram's case, if it'...
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Don't show me on other profiles

I would like to disable showing me on other users' profiles in sidebar in circles. I am pretty sure there was such option in settings, but I can't find it now. To support my thought i've checked my ...
Mailo Světel's user avatar
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How to get a Google Profiles name? [duplicate]

I already have a Google+ profile with this ugly long URL: https://plus.google.com/106542087505398120198/ I recently discovered in this LifeHacker article that the author has a much shorter Google ...
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Someone memorialized my Facebook profile but I'm still alive!

Apparently, it’s pretty easy to memorialize someone's Facebook profile. I am greeted with the following message after entering my valid and correct username and password: Account Inaccessible This ...
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How do I edit my Fitocracy profile?

Today I signed up for an account on Fitocracy, which is pretty much a social network for tracking (and I guess sharing, if you're into that) your workouts and other fitness achievements. Setting up ...
Daniel Standage's user avatar
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Animating your Facebook Timeline

Some users have found it's possible on Google Plus to animate your profile. What I'd like to know is if anyone has found a way to animate your Facebook timeline, through either an animated .gif, a ...
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Is it possible to 'Like' a page without it appearing in your Facebook profile? (Without hiding the category that page is in)

I'm trying to 'Like' a certain page, but I don't want it to appear in the 'Info' part of my Facebook Profile. Is this possible without hiding the category that the page is in, or to move the 'Liked' ...
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How do I select my city in Drumo?

I am not sure I understand what is going on with Drumo, I signed up but it seems only two cities are offered: Sydney Singapore I am not from any of these cities. I decided to select one just to ...
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How to create a named Google profile?

According to Google Offers Named OpenIDs blog entry I should be able to create a named Google profile. However, going to http://www.google.com/profiles redirects me to my Google+ profile with 21 ...
Piotr Dobrogost's user avatar
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How do I delete my Ohloh profile?

How do I go about deleting my Ohloh profile? I have two Ohloh profiles. I want to delete one of them so that the profile that remains may use the email and username of the deleted profile.
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How to see my profile from a friends of friends perspective on Facebook?

I can see my profile from the perspective of a 1st level friend, but I would like to see how my profile looks for a specific friend of a friend, or even from a general "friends of friends" perspective....
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Linking Google accounts after registration in Trello

Originally, I registered using my email address (@gmail). Now I would like to link that account to my Google authentication credentials. Is this possible? Or do I need to create a new Trello account ...
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Recent location & photo album have been removed from my Facebook Wall, and would like them to reappear on Wall in original order

I recently updated my location to "Ibiza Spain" but the "location post" (and like/s) have been removed from my Wall (I'm not sure whether I accidentally did so myself). Is there a way for this "...
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